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Server Assistant

Marta (29 East 29 St. NY, NY)
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Job Description

 

Make a meaningful impact as a Server at Marta!

 

Founded by CEO Danny Meyer with the opening of Union Square Cafe in 1985, Union Square Hospitality Group has created some of New York’s most beloved restaurants, cafes, and bars such as Gramercy Tavern, Maialino, The Modern, and Porchlight to name a few!


Marta, located at The Redbury New York hotel in the growing neighborhood north of Madison Square Park, is a lively Italian restaurant from Chef Lena Ciardullo. Inspired by the rustic tradition of Roman pizzerie, local haunts that churn out thin, crackly-crusted pizzas, Marta features an energetic open kitchen with two wood-burning ovens and an open-fire grill taking center stage. The kitchen creates fresh takes on classic pizza standbys as well as original inventions showcasing seasonal and local ingredients. The wine list hangs its hat on Champagne and a deep focus on Italian wine, along with exciting beer and a lively cocktail menu.  Marta exudes warmth and communal energy and serves as a central gathering place for its community.

As a Support team member at Marta you are an integral part of a successful service.  There are many roles that a Support member fulfills including: food runner, bar support, floor support and polishing.  You help maintain service and create memorable guest and team experiences.  Support members must maintain an understanding of the proper steps of service, while consistently executing them with efficiency, grace and a sense of urgency.

Marta is a fast-paced, exciting environment with many opportunities to learn and grow.  Professionals in this role will need to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of food, beverage, ingredients and dish preparations on our menu.  Successful candidates require excellent communication skills and a pleasant friendly attitude toward their colleagues and guests.  Ideal applicants are professional with a sense of humor and a strong passion for hospitality.

As an important member of our team, you’ll receive:

  • Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Dining credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Access to Mentor Programs, Career Development classes, and personalized career advancement support

What You Bring to the Table

  • Commitment to embodying our Family Values of:
    • Integrity- Doing the right things always- using sound judgment- even when no one is looking
    • Excellence- Doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done
    • Hospitality- Doing all that can be done for others- and more than is expected- in thoughtful ways that let people know you are on their side
    • Entrepreneurial Spirit- Seeing opportunities others haven’t- and creating opportunities others wish they’d thought of first
  • 1-year full-service restaurant experience
  • Classic Food / Wine Service
  • Food / Beverage Pairing
  • Food Safety Knowledge
  • A sense of urgency and strong work ethic with the ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication and listening skills to develop trusting relationships with peers and guests
  • The ability to stay positive and calm under pressure
  • A warm, compassionate, and team-focused approach 

 

Candidates must have a flexible schedule. Marta is open for lunch and dinner service, 7 days a week.

Skills & Requirements Qualifications

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.